For information, contact:
Ph: 713.524.PINK (7465)
Pink Ribbons Project presents its Fourth Annual Tour de Pink fundraising bike ride on Sunday, September 7! Presented by Compass Bank, Tour de Pink 2008 starts and ends on the campus of Prairie View A&M University, near Hempstead, TX.
Online registration for Tour de Pink is $25, with a minimum $75 fundraising pledge. To
register, or for more information, go to www.tourdepink.org or call 713.524.PINK. All proceeds will
benefit Pink Ribbons Project, which helps provide funds for breast-cancer awareness, education,
screening and follow-up care for medically underserved women and all those touched by breast
cancer in the Greater Houston area.
This family-friendly event has 12-, 23-, 47-, 63- and 100-mile routes for cyclists of all levels,
plus the Pink Phantom "virtual rider" option for those who like to sleep in. On ride day, enjoy
beautiful Texas scenery, the fun of "Pink Pit Stops" along the way and a festival at the finish line with
food, prizes, and entertainment.
Pink Ribbons Project is partnering with Compass Bank as World Champions for the second year
as the lead sponsor for Tour de Pink. Other sponsors are as follows: Tour Champions include
Continental Airlines, Randalls, and Veltec Sports, inc./Sidi Shoes. Stage Winners include 90.1 KPFT,
River Oaks US Men's Clay Court Championship, Texas Monthly, and Vega Energy. Tete de la Course
sponsors include Bike Barn, DASANI, Mark A. Schusterman, MD, FACS, and Power Plumbing.
Director Sportif sponsors include ABI Digital Solutions, Hines, Houston Chronicle, OSO Promotions,
Sodexho, and Ty Songs. Pro Level sponsors include Accenture, Bracewell & Giuliani LLP, Bridgeway
Management, Carrizo Oil and Gas, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Franklin, Cardwell & Jones LLP, King and
Spalding LLP, Kirksey, Lavaud Staffing Solutions, Martha Turner, Max Lang Belts & Buckles, The
Methodist Hospital, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center/ Children's Cancer
Hospital, OFI, qtags, Dr. Edgardo Rivera & Mr. Donald Rumer-Rivera, and Vinson & Elkins LLP.
Domestique sponsors include Bud Light/ Silver Eagle Distributing LP and Strasburger & Price LLP.
Bike Shop sponsors include Bicycle World and Fitness, REI, and West End Bicycles.
About Pink Ribbons Project: Pink Ribbons Project, in motion against breast cancer, is administered by
Pink Ribbons Project, Inc., a 501 (c) (3) tax exempt organization. Pink Ribbons Project is dedicated to
raising awareness and educating about breast cancer through its programming, and to providing
mammograms to underinsured women in the greater Houston area.
Pink Ribbons Project Mission: Using the arts, Pink Ribbons Project saves lives and improves the quality of
life for those touched by breast cancer.
For publication-ready logos for Pink Ribbons Project, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call